Our mission is to be trusted advisors and effective advocates for our clients.

Average Weekly Wage Archives

Calculating the Average Weekly Wage of Seasonal Workers

One of the more contentious arguments held at workers' compensation hearings involves the calculation and establishment of a claimant's average weekly wage (AWW). Establishing a high AWW will result in increased weekly indemnity benefits. On the other hand, setting the AWW at a lower rate will decrease indemnity exposure. What is clear is that a claimant's AWW is governed by Section 14 of the N.Y. Workers' Compensation Law. However, what is not always clear is how to properly calculate the AWW of a seasonal worker.

Email Us For A Response

Get Your Free Consultation

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Office Location:
433 River Street Suite 6002
Troy, NY 12180

Toll Free: 800-491-2843
Phone: 518-703-8871
Fax: 518-435-1939
Troy Law Office Map